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High School Students and Counselors Are Burned Out

Frustrations have not disappeared at schools that are open but changed by the pandemic.

November 1, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
To Reduce Inequality on College Campuses, Invest in Relationships

Proactive student support and mentorship culture is undervalued in academia, writes Becca Spindel Bassett, who studies inequity in higher ed.

November 1, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
Academic Supports for Black Community College Students

The California state Legislature approved $5 million in additional funding for the Los Angeles Community College District to sustain programs that promote academic success for African American students at California community colleges, according to an announcement from the college district.

October 29, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
Fall Enrollment Drops Bring Fresh Worries

Enrollment rates at community colleges continue to plummet across the country as administrators seek solutions to stanch the outward flow of students.

October 25, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
How Students Are Navigating Changes in Career Plans

As the pandemic has forced students to make shifts in their career decisions, career centers can help equip them to adapt, writes Austin Wechter.

October 20, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
NCAA Task Force Recommends Ending SAT/ACT Requirement

An NCAA task force has recommended that standardized test scores no longer be required of high school applicants intending to play a Division I or Division II sport in college, the NCAA announced Friday.

October 18, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
A ‘Loud and Clear’ Call to Invest in Black Men

College and university leaders are taking steps to counter the sharp decline in enrollment among Black men during the pandemic.

September 27, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
‘Connecting College and Careers’: An Inside Higher Ed Report

A new report from Inside Higher Ed, “Connecting College and Careers,” aims to shed light on some of the most promising experiments to give graduates a boost as they seek well-paying jobs, particularly students who are women or people of color.

September 27, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed
Expanding Local Community College Transfer Pathways

In a recently published brief, Inside Higher Ed explores the supply of qualified community college students located locally, students they call “transfer-ready.” Specifically, the report focuses on private institutions with graduation rates consistently above 70 percent, as those are the institutions where the disparities in community college transfer enrollment are most pronounced.

September 23, 2021 | Inside Higher Ed